12 Days Cultural and Natural Tibetan Treasures Discovery Tour

Lhasa-Basomtso Lake-Lulang Forest Sea-Samye Monastery-Yamdrok Lake-ShigatseTashilhunpo Monastery

Tibet is arguably one of the most mysterious and beautiful places in the world. Our exclusive motorcycle tour offers you the opportunity to ride through stunning Tibetan landscapes while enjoying views of iconic landmarks such as Lakes Bamotso and Yamdrok. This journey is further enhanced by visits to some of Tibet's most revered Buddhist locations including Jokhang Temple and Sera Monastery in Lhasa. Your Tibetan adventure is sure to be a remarkable experience that will stay with you for years to come.





12 days vacation,8 riding days

Arrival in Lhasa

Application for a local motorcycle driver's license.

Potala- Jokhang Temple- Barkhor Street- Sera Monastery

Lhasa- Basomtso Lake (365KM)

Basomtso Lake-Bayi Town-Serchen La pass-LulangForest Sea-Bomi (360KM)

Bomi- Mitu Glacier- Bomi (240KM)

Bomi-Bayi Town (235KM)

Bayi Town-Gyatsa (309KM)

Gyaca-Samye Monastery -Tsetang (150KM)

Tsetang- Yamdrok Lake-Gyantse (320KM)

Gyantse-Shigatse-Lhasa (370KM)

Departure from Lhasa

Nearest Airport :Gongkar Airport
Duration:12 days vacation,8 riding days
Route:Total distance:1460 miles/2349 KM
Highlights:Lhasa-Basomtso Lake-Lulang Forest Sea-Samye Monastery-Yamdrok Lake-Shigatse- Tashilhunpo Monastery
  • DAY 1


    Welcome to Tibet, the Roof of the World! Your journey begins at Lhasa where you will be met by your tour guide at the airport and escorted to the hotel. You will have the rest of the day to explore the city on your own and acclimatize to the high altitude.

    Tips of the day:

    As part of the acclimatization, we recommend that you avoid strenuous exercise and even bathing. It is best to take it easy, drink plenty of water and rest as much as possible. Overnight hotel accommodations.

  • DAY 2


    On this day, your guide will assist with the necessary paperwork to obtain your local motorcycle license. The rest of the day is set aside for you to acclimatize and explore the city on your own.Overnight hotel accommodations.

  • DAY 3

    Potala Palace- Jokhang Temple- Barkhor Street- Sera Monastery

    Start today’s Lhasa exploration with an exciting visit to inonic Potala Palace,regarded as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world.In addition,you will also visit Jokhang Temple which is considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism.Our visit would not be complete without walking Barkhor Street,the ancient route to circumambulate Jokhang Temple.The last site of the day will be the famous Sear Monastery,where you will have the opportunity to observe monks debating in a courtyard as the have done for hundreds of years.

    Tips of the day:

    •There are 1080 steps up to the top of Potala Palace.We recommend that you take it easy due to the high altitude;

    •Taking photos is not allowed inside the palace;

    •Today you will be mostly outdoors,plase bring some water,a hat,sun screen and sun glasses.Overnight hotel accommodations.

  • DAY 4

    Lhasa- Basomtso Lake

    226 miles / 365 KM

    A thrilling motorcycle ride is about to begin today!

    We will leave the hotel after breakfast and ride to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. Along the way we will admire the sacred Yamdrok Lake located at an altitude of 4,400m. The deep turquoise water of this natural treasure creates a breathtaking panorama against its mountainous backdrop. Covering over 360 square kilometers, Yamdrok is the largest freshwater lake in the northern Himalayan Range surrounding area. As we continue our ride through the Tibetan plateau, prayer flags announce our arrival at Karola Glacier (5,045m.), a stunning white mass that can be seen up close due to its proximity to the road. From there we ride to the historical city of Gyantse prior to arriving at our hotel in Shigatse.

  • DAY 5

    Basomtso Lake-Bayi Town- Serchen La pass
    Lulang Forest Sea-Bomi

    224 miles / 360 KM

    As we leave Basomtso Lake toward Bayi town we will cross the Serchen La pass (4,720m) from where, weather permitting, we will be rewarded with views of the Himalaya giant Namcha Barwa (7782m). We stop for a leisurely hike to reach Lulang Forest, a glacier and mountain meadow known as a fairyland due to its year round breathtaking scenery. Here, we will appreciate authentic Tibetan rural lifestyles before departing to Bomi. Overnight hotel accommodations in Bomi.

  • DAY 6

    Bomi-Mitu Glacier-Bomi

    149 miles / 240 KM

    Have your camera ready as today we set out to Mitu Glacier, one of the most beautiful glaciers in all of China. We will enjoy this stunning natural treasure before returning to Bomi. Overnight hotel accommodations in Bomi.

  • DAY 7

    Bomi-Bayi Town

    143 miles / 230 KM

    After breakfast we set out from Bomi along the scenic road, and back to Bayi Town enjoying views of Mt. Namjagbarwa. Overnight hotel accommodations in Bayi Town.

  • DAY 8

    Bayi Town-Gyatsa

    192 miles / 310 KM

    Our morning ride starts by following the Yartung Zangbo River as we head to Gyatsa. Dazzling mountain panoramas will accompany us on our journey. Overnight hotel accommodations in Gyatsa.

  • DAY 9


    118 miles / 190 KM

    Today we leave Gyatsa and pass through Chosum and Tsetang to arrive later at Danang where we will have the opportunity to visit Samye Monastery. This site is of particular historical and spiritual importance as it was the first official monastery built in Tibet. The three jewels of Buddhism (Buddha, Dharma and Sangha) are present within the mandala design of this monastery.Overnight hotel accommodations in Tsetang.

  • DAY 10

    Tsetang-Yamdrok Lake-Nagartse-Gyantse

    198 miles / 320 KM

    Heading away from Tsetang, we will once more follow the tranquil waters of Yarlung Zangbo River on our way to sacred Yamdrok Lake located at an altitude of 4,400m. Yamdrok is the largest freshwater lake on the northern Himalayan Range and is surrounded by fantastic mountain views such as that of Nejin Kangtsang rising at 7191 m. above sea level. Our day continues riding through Nagartse to arrive at Gyantse for our overnight hotel accommodations.

  • DAY 11

    Gyantse- Shigatse-Lhasa

    186 miles / 300 KM

    Our day begins with a visit to the official seat of the Panchen Lama: Tashilhunpo Monastery, is the largest and most influential Gelug monastery in the Shigatse Prefecture. We will have the opportunity to walk the cobblestone alleys and visit halls and chapels in this culturally important site. Later in the day, our ride through the Tibetan Plateau takes us to back to Lhasa to return our motorcycle rentals. Overnight hotel accommodations in Lhasa.

  • DAY 12


    This morning we will say farewell to Tibet, our guides and driver as this amazing journey comes to close. Transfer to Lhasa airport will be arranged for your flight home.

Motorcycle rental prices

BMW Motorcycle series
Daily rental fee
Motorcycle insurance
$18 /day
$18 /day
$18 /day
$18 /day
This is the suggestive price, please contact us to get the correct price.

Bmw R1200GS ADV

Bmw R1200GS ADV







Required information

  • 1. Scanned copy of the current and valid motorcycle license from your country.
  • 2. Scanned copy of your passport and tourist visa. (If you work in China, you need to provide work visa and on-the-job certification.)

Important Notes

  • 1. Participants must be over 18 years of age, in good health and must bear a Tibet Entry Permit. A motorcycle license from the People's Republic of China is required to rent and ride motorcycles in Tibet.
  • 2.Please wear a helmet conforming to DOT international standards,riding clothes,riding pants,riding gloves,riding boots,etc. (Note: We have a small quantity of men's pull-on suit for rent (excluding helmets, gloves, riding boots).
  • 3.Passengers on a motorcycle are strictly prohibited. Only one person is permitted on a motorcycle at all times.
  • 4.Please contact our customer service staff immediately if you are in an accident during your ride.

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